Job title: Digital Content Producer - News Reporter
Closing Date: 31/08/2022
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Date Required: 01/09/2022
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is an independent magazine and digital publishing company responsible for some of the best-performing titles. We are currently looking for a digital content producer: news reporter

The successful candidate will be required to

  • Ensuring and overseeing online content for the website, which includes weekly newsletters, and additional social media content across Cape Town and potentially other titles at Highbury Media.
  • Managing and planning digital editorial content.
  • Brainstorming and producing content that is fresh, relevant, and on-trend for the digital readership.
  • Producing a weekly newsletter on time.
  • Managing social media for the brand, and maintaining the numbers on the various platforms.
  • Driving readership numbers on the digital platform.
  • Liaising with the advertising team and creating client content when necessary.
  • Managing the online competitions and following leads by interested parties sent via the website.
  • Keeping up to date with digital trends in order to keep the website vibrant.
  • Writing and sourcing local and breaking news.
  • Keeping a keen eye on viral content. 
  • Produce original editorial content and conduct interviews.
  • Schedule editorial and social media content in advance.


  • The position needs someone who will work closely with the editor in achieving the brand’s goals.
  • They need to have a good understanding of the brand’s principles and should be able to curate the content so it expresses the pillars and tone.
  • The successful candidate needs to be productive, be good at managing their time and resources, communicate well with all contributors, and work as part of a team.
  • They should be creative and familiar with digital trends and work with the editor, to drive the digital numbers.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule and understand that this position does not run in accordance with a typical 9-5 job.
  • Assist with content creation and editing according to the team schedule, which includes selected weekends, morning or night shifts, and certain holidays.